2-635-477-12 (1) 1 1 Digital Still Camera 2 Prepare the battery pack 1 Insert the battery pack. Select 2 . Push the back part of the battery pack gently until it clicks into place. 3 Read This First Battery charger 3 Turn the camera on/set the clock Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied) Open the lens cover or press the POWER button. Terminal side Lighting To wall outlet (wall socket) Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” all the way in until it clicks. Power cord (mains lead) Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual and “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) thoroughly, and retain them for future reference. 2 CHARGE lamp Light on: Charging 3 Connect the power cord (mains lead). z. If you continue charging the battery pack for about one more hour (until it is fully charged), the charge will last slightly longer. Clock Set Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y • Connect the battery charger to an easily accessible wall outlet (wall socket) close by. • Even if the CHARGE lamp is not lit, the battery charger is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet (wall socket). If some trouble occurs while using the battery charger, immediately shut off the power by disconnecting the plug from the wall outlet (wall socket). • When charging is finished, disconnect the power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (wall socket), and remove the battery pack from the battery charger. • The time required to fully charge the supplied battery pack from when it is completely discharged at a temperature of 25°C (77°F) is approximately 220 min., and the practical charging time is approximately 160 min. Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions. 4 The camera records/plays back images using the internal memory (32 MB). t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 22) 1 Select the date display format with v/V, then press Light off: Completed (Practical charge) DSC-T5 When there is no “Memory Stick Duo” inserted Set the clock with the control button. 2005 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK AM Cancel 2 Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value 4 1 Select the image size for use Select a mode. Still image: with v/V, then press z. Select Clock Set 2005 / 1 / Refer to “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) © 2005 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan Checking the accessories supplied • Battery charger BC-CS3 (1) • Power cord (mains lead) (1) 1 12 : 00 OK AM Cancel • USB, A/V, DC IN cable for multi-use terminal (1) • Wrist strap (1) • CD-ROM (Cyber-shot application software) (1) • Operating instructions: “Read This First” (this manual) (1) • Operating instructions: “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (1) Movie: Image Size 2005 / 1 / 1 . 10 : 30 Battery eject lever Close the battery/ “Memory Stick Duo” cover. A “Memory Stick Duo” is not supplied. The camera has its own internal memory (32 MB), however, purchase of a “Memory Stick Duo” is recommended for shooting more images. “Memory Stick Duo”: you can use a “Memory Stick Duo” with your camera. “Memory Stick”: you cannot use a “Memory Stick” with your camera. Other memory cards cannot be used. OK AM Cancel 4 • To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z. Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. Press (Image Size) to complete the setting. button Using the AC Adaptor To change the date and time On still image sizes You can connect the camera to a wall outlet (wall socket) using the AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied). t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 15). Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the AC Adaptor. Select [Clock Set] in the (Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3 above. t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (pages 44 and 54) The default settings are marked with To check the remaining battery time Open the lens cover or press POWER button to turn on and check the time on the LCD screen. Remaining indicator 60min On the clock display • If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3-1, set the time on a 24-hour cycle. • Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM. 5M (2592×1944) For printing in A4 size or high density images in A5 size • The displayed time remaining may not be correct under certain circumstances. • Unless you set the clock, the Clock Set screen appears each time the camera is turned on. • The following screen appears when the camera is turned on for the second time or afterwards. Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover and slide the battery eject lever in the direction of the arrow. Grasp the edges of the battery pack to pull the battery pack out. To avoid dropping the battery pack, do not hold the camera with the battery slot facing down when the battery eject lever is out. Battery eject lever . Guidelines When turning on the power Remaining time For details on the image size t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 12) Image size • It takes about one minute until the correct battery remaining time appears. • For details on “Memory Stick Duo” t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 93) • Charge the supplied NP-FT1 battery pack before using the camera for the first time. • The LCD screen is manufactured using extremely high-precision technology so over 99.99% of the pixels are operational for effective use. However, there may be some tiny black points and/or bright points (white, red, blue or green in color) that constantly appear on the LCD screen. These points are normal in the manufacturing process and do not affect the recording in any way. • The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not Hook to bump the lens or the LCD screen, and not to apply force to it. Attach the strap to prevent the camera from damage by being dropped, etc. 50 pic • The screen above is for still images. • For movies, select [640(Fine)] (“Memory Stick PRO Duo” only), [640(Standard)] or . • The recordable number of still images or the recordable time of movies is indicated at the right side of [Image Size]. Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y 60min When opening the lens cover • If you open the lens cover too quickly, the camera might not turn on. If this happens, close the cover and then open it again more slowly. No. of images Printing Less Fine More Rough 3:2* (2592×1728) 3M (2048×1536) 1M (1280×960) For printing in postcard size VGA(E-Mail) (640×480) For recording a larger number of images For attaching images to e-mail or creating web pages 16:9(HDTV)** (1920×1080) For viewing images on a wide TV or HiVision compatible TV*** * Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards, etc. ** Both edges of the image may be cut off when printing t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 87) *** You can enjoy even higher picture quality by connecting the camera via a “Memory Stick” slot or a USB connection. • When opening the lens cover, be careful not to touch the lens. On the recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies • Open the lens cover until it clicks. Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image size selected. For details on recordable number or time t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 21) To turn off the power Notes http://www.sony.net/ 3M VGA(E-Mail) 16:9(HDTV) Select To remove the battery pack • Rechargeable battery pack NP-FT1 (1)/Battery case (1) 3:2 Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. 2635477120 Select the size with v / V. . Clock Set Insert the battery pack while pressing the battery eject lever with the tip of the battery. 3 (Image Size). 1M 3 Select [OK] with B, then press z. Open the battery/ “Memory Stick Duo” cover. Press Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y Insert the charged battery pack. Explains advanced techniques and what to do if you experience trouble with your camera. 2 Still images Close the lens cover or press the POWER button again. To use your camera abroad — Power sources You can use your camera, the supplied battery charger, and the AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied) in any country or region where the power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. • Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this may cause a malfunction. Movies Maximum number of recordable images Maximum recordable time • If the camera is running on battery power and you do not operate the camera for about three minutes, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery pack (Auto power-off function). Changing the language setting You can change the screen display to show messages in a specified language. To change the language setting, press MENU to display the menu screen. Select (Setup) with the control button, then, select [ A Language] in (Setup1), and select the desired language. t “User’s 1 Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 52) • The number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions. To remove a “Memory Stick Duo” Access lamp Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover, then push the “Memory Stick Duo” in once. When the access lamp is lit Never remove the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” or turn off the power. The data may be corrupted. continued on the reverse 5 Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) Holding the camera 1 2 Select a mode. Still image (auto adjustment mode): Select Shoot still images (Scene Selection) 1 Shoot with the shutter button. Select 2 . Select 2 . Select an image with b/B. 60min Press and hold the shutter button halfway down to focus. . AE/AF lock indicator Flashing indicator t Indicator lit/beeps 101-0003 Mode 3 BACK/NEXT . Movie: / button Program Auto Camera AF range finder frame Movie: 60min ISO STD B 640 10/10 00:00:03 MENU button REC VOLUME is displayed • For details on modes, see below. • The setting is maintained even when the power is turned off. 60min 2005 1 1 10:30PM To play back a movie, press z. WB Movie: Press the shutter button fully down. 3/9 Still image: the image size is displayed Select (Camera) with b, then select a mode with v/V. button Zoom button VGA Program Auto Camera Press the shutter button fully down. The shutter sounds. Movie: Position the subject in the center of the focus frame. 1 Press MENU. Still image: 60min Select 6 View/delete images Control button 4 Press MENU to turn off the menu. 5 Shoot with the shutter button. 101_0010 STOP Playback bar 2005 1 1 10:30PM REV/CUE VOLUME Rewind/Fast forward: b/B (Return to normal playback: z) Volume: v/V Stop playback: z button Control button Control button • Movies with the image size  are displayed a size smaller. To stop recording, press the shutter button fully down again. Using the control button Using the zoom 60min VGA 96 Using the flash for still images Zoom button 60min To cancel the Scene Selection To delete images Select [Auto] or [Program] with v/V. 1 Display the image you want to delete and press (Delete). 2 Select [Delete] with v, then press z. 60min S AF 60min Checking the last image you shot (Quick Review) VGA Review 101-0029 60min 8/8 2005 1 1 10:30PM VGA 60min 96 Shooting close-up (Macro) S AF RETURN 60min VGA Using the self-timer 96 To cancel the deletion • When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses the Digital Zoom function. For details on the [Digital Zoom] settings and the image quality t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 45) • You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting a movie. Select [Exit], then press z. Delete Exit BACK/NEXT S AF Checking the last still image you shot (Quick Review) Press b ( ) on the control button. To cancel, press b again. • The image may appear rough right after playback starts. • To delete the image, press (Delete) and select [Delete] with v on the control button, then press z. Using the self-timer Before step 2, press V ( Scene Selection modes ) on the control button. To view an enlarged image (playback zoom) The following modes are predetermined to match the scene conditions. Press the shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes, and a beep sounds until the shutter operates (approximately 10 seconds later). Magnifying glass The subject appears on the LCD screen magnified by up to 3.5×. To cancel, press V again. Self-timer lamp Distance to the subject 1 cm (13/32 inch) 2 cm (13/16 inch) 5 cm (2 inches) 10 cm (4 inches) 20 cm (7 7/8 inches) Selecting a flash mode for still images Before step 2, press v ( ) on the control button repeatedly until the desired mode is selected. No indicator Strobes if it is dark (default setting) • Using a tripod (not supplied) is recommended. Forced flash SL Slow synchro (Forced flash) The shutter speed is slow in a dark place to clearly shoot the background that is out of flash light. No flash If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to focus on • If the subject is closer than approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches), use the Macro mode (left column). • When the camera cannot focus on the subject automatically, the AE/AF lock indicator changes to flashing slowly and the beep does not sound. Recompose the shot and focus again. • The focal distance to a subject is approx. 1 cm to 20 cm (13/32 inch to 7 7/8 inches). • The optical zoom is locked to the W side and cannot be used. • When you press the zoom button, the image is enlarged using the digital zoom. Subjects difficult to focus on are: • Shooting distance (when [ISO] is set to [Auto]) W side: Approx. 0.1 to 2.5 m (3 15/16 inches to 8 feet 2 7/16 inches) T side: Approx. 0.5 to 2.0 m (1 feet 7 11/16 to 6 feet 6 3/4 inches) • The flash strobes twice. The first time is to adjust the light quantity. – Distant from the camera and dark – The contrast between the subject and its background is poor. – Seen through glass – Moving fast Shooting close-up (Macro) Before step 2, press B ( Magnification scale 3.5× 2.2× 1.1× 0.5× 0.3× ) on the control button. To cancel, press B again. • Setting the zoom all the way to the W side is recommended. • The in-focus range becomes narrow, and the complete subject may not entirely be in focus. • The Auto Focus speed drops. • To shoot at even closer distances than close-ups (Macro) recording, use (Magnifying glass mode) in the Scene mode. Shortest shooting distance from the lens surface Setting all the way to the W side: Approx. 8 cm (3 1/4 inches) Setting all the way to the T side: Approx. 25 cm (9 7/8 inches) – Reflective light or with a lustrous finish – Flashing – Backlit 1.1 Shoots portraits of people, flowers, etc., with a gentle atmosphere. Landscape Shoots landscapes, etc., by focusing on a distant subject. High-speed shutter Shoots night scenes at a distance without losing the dark atmosphere of the surroundings. Shoots portraits in dark places. Press while displaying a still image. To undo the zoom, press . Adjust the portion: v/V/b/B Cancel playback zoom: z To store enlarged images: [Trimming] t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 43) Viewing an index screen Press (Index) and select an image with v/V/b/B. To return to the single-image screen, press z. To display the next (previous) index screen, press b/B. Shoots moving subjects outdoors or in other bright places. Beach Shoots seasides or lakesides, with the blue of the water clearly recorded. Snow Twilight* Twilight portrait* To identify items on the screen Soft snap Shoots whitish scenes brightly. 60min • SINGLE DISPLAY 101-0003 • SINGLE DISPLAY BACK/NEXT VGA 3/9 2005 1 1 10:30PM VOLUME If you press again, the sixteen-image index screen appears. To delete images in index mode 1 While an index screen is displayed, press control button, then press z. (Delete) and select [Select] with v/V on the 2 Select the image you want to delete with v/V/b/B, then press z to display the indicator on the selected image. (Delete) Fireworks* To cancel a selection Fireworks are recorded in all their splendor. Select an image you have previously selected for deletion, then indicator from the image. press z to delete the t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 16) SELECT TO NEXT Candle* Shoot candlelit scenes, without spoiling the atmosphere. * The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended. To use the functions set by the control button with Scene Selection Before shooting in step 5, select the settings with the control button. Some functions are not available, depending on the Scene Selection mode. When you press the button to select functions that cannot be combined with Scene Selection, a beep sounds. t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 25) 3 Press (Delete). 4 Select [OK] with B, then press z. • To delete all the images in the folder, select [All In This Folder] with v/V in step 1 instead of [Select], then press z.